President Biden declared the COVID-19 pandemic “over” in an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” airing Sunday night.
What he is saying: “The pandemic is over,” Biden instructed CBS’ Scott Pelley. “We nonetheless have an issue with Covid. We’re nonetheless doing a whole lot of work on it. … however the pandemic is over.”
- “If you happen to discover, nobody’s carrying masks. Everyone appears to be in fairly fine condition. And so I feel it is altering. And I feel it is a good instance of it.”
The massive image: The Biden administration final month prolonged the general public well being emergency declaration for COVID by Oct. 13.
- The World Well being Group nonetheless designates the virus as a Public Well being Emergency of Worldwide Concern.
Sure, however: WHO Director-Normal Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated final week the top of the pandemic “is in sight,” however added “we aren’t there but.”
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